If you’re looking for a great weekend getaway while in Colombia’s Coffee Region, the Sonesta Hotel Pereira has just about everything you need. This large resort hotel is located a short drive west of the city in Cerritos.
Early in 2017, my friend Sabtain from Toronto contacted me to ask if we could help coordinate a charity project, Bags for Belén. He was organizing it with his new charity, Creating Change Together (CCT). They had raised over US$2,000…
Pereira has a good variety of international cuisine, and that’s also true for their sushi scene. I’ve been a visitor to two different sushi places in the city.
Well, the day has finally arrived. Marisol and I will be married tonight and then it’s off to the honeymoon on Monday. I’ll be back sometime in January with new travel posts and a few photos of our Greek-Colombian wedding.
Jardines de la Alhambra is a Spanish-themed boutique luxury hotel in Pereira. It’s located in a quiet residential district and is perfect for a romantic weekend.
If you’re searching for authentic Italian food in Pereira, there are two excellent choices.
After a night of heavy rain, the only road in and out of the village of Columbia collapsed in a landslide. Columbia is just outside of the town I live in – Belén de Umbría. This small agricultural community will…
Marisol and I took her nephew, David, to Bioparque Ukumarí for the day. Ukumarí is a huge nature complex in Colombia’s coffee region that’s currently under construction. When finished, it will have a zoo, a veterinary center, nature museum, anthropology museum, aquarium, 4D…
We’ve been able to do a few more things for the school since our last update in March. Once the construction finished and supplies were given to the students, we decided to look at the smaller issues affecting the school.
It can be hard to find good Spanish food in Colombia, but luckily there are a few excellent Spanish restaurants in Pereira.